A loan of $475 helped a member to source farming inputs, such as seeds and fertilizer, at low prices for the 2012 planting season.

Webanania Group's story

Macdonald is the facilitator of the Webanania group. Macdonald and his group joined One Acre Fund in the year 2011 and will re-enroll in the 2012 program.
Macdonald takes care of nine children at home. He joined One Acre Fund to access fertilizer and hybrid seeds. In the recent 2011 season, Macdonald had a very good maize yield harvesting eight bags on ½ acre of land. Before joining One Acre Fund, Macdonald was only able to harvest three bags of maize on ½ acre of land.

With this loan, One Acre Fund will purchase fertilizer, seeds, and other important inputs to distribute to Macdonald and his group during Kenya’s next planting season in February 2012. The distribution of farming inputs is part of One Acre Fund’s integrated agriculture package, which includes training, reliable input supply (such as fertilizer and seeds), credit and insurance.

With income from his maize sales, Macdonald will educate his children and save for future use.

In 2012, the members of Webanania group will each plant maize plots between ½ and 1 acre of land.

In the photograph above, Macdonald is pictured with his group members.

In this group: Macdonald, Patrick, David, Jacob, Hillary

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